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FKE Jobs in Kenya

The Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) is a national umbrella organization for employers in Kenya promoting the interests of employers. 

FKE seeks to ensure that national labour and social policy provides an environment favorable to enterprise sustainability and job creation. It has the following vacant positions:

PR & Communication Manager 


Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will develop programs and communication systems to enhance the organization’s visibility, improve brand presence and strategically position the organization as an opinion leader in the market.

Key Responsibilities
  • Formulate, implement and manage an effective PR and communications strategy to promote the organization’s image and reputation.
  • Write communication objectives on a weekly basis to facilitate the Federations advocacy and lobbying strategies
  • Manage internal communication channels to facilitate effective stakeholder communication and engagement
  • Maintain effective media relations, establish and maintain regular contacts with media representatives to promote and advocate for the organization’s goals/activities
  • Strengthen partnerships and networks with the organization’s stakeholders, particularly government agencies, development partners, NGO’s and private sector organizations.
  • Management of communication to members
Education and Experience
  • Relevant University degree in Communication or Public Relations
  • A post graduate qualification in Public Relations or mass communication.
  • At least five years experience in a senior PR & Communications position in a busy environment with hands on experience in Research Writing, Content Development, Policy and Strategy Design and Implementation, management of corporate events, prepare relevant communication statements and develop approaches to engage members and other partners.
Senior Legal Officer (3 Posts) 

Nairobi, Mombasa And Kisumu

(Please indicate station of preference for this position)

Reporting to the Head of Legal and Industrial Relations, the successful candidate will be responsible for
providing sound legal and industrial relations advice to employers. 

She/he will advise employers on negotiation procedures, employment matters, and represent them in trade disputes at the Ministry of Labour and the Industrial court. 

She/he will also be expected to contribute to membership satisfaction and growth through quality service delivery as well as recruitment of new members.

Minimum Requirements (Qualifications, Experience and skills)
  • LLB degree from a recognized university,
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • At least 7 years post qualification experience with proven track record in litigation
  • Sound knowledge of labour laws and industrial relations
  • Demonstrated competency in drafting legal instruments including employment Contracts, memoranda, opinions and organization policies and manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with Trade Unions and handle disputes, grievances and disciplinary issues.
  • Ability to negotiate and prepare Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs).
  • Experience in training is an added advantage
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to create and maintain effective business
  • Networks and relations with FKE members and stakeholders.
Legal Research Assistant (3 posts)

Reporting to the Head of Legal and Industrial Relations, the successful candidate will generally be responsible for researching on precedent setting authorities within varied jurisdictions of common law, drafting well researched legal briefs for Legal Officers and writing analytical summaries of arguments of evidence while assessing them with regards to case law and academic legal literature.

Minimum Requirements (Qualifications, Experience and skills)
  • A Bachelors Degree in Law from a recognised university;
  • A Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
  • 2 years experience in Legal Research
  • Those in private practice must be in possession of a current practicing certificate;
  • Must display competence in analysing legal issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and
  • Proficiency in the use of computers;
Training Coordinator- Female Future Programme

The position will set up and coordinate the implementation of the Female Future Training Program in Kenya

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement the strategic and operational plans as approved
  • Organize/implement Female Future activities
  • Marketing and selling Female Future Training Program with assistance from the Marketing Function
  • Coordinating the development of the program content
  • Serve as the liaison person between FKE and Female Future Norway
  • Serve as the liaison person for the Junior Achievement and other Female leadership programs and other key partners
  • Prepare reports of the training and a monthly/quarterly basis to FKE management and the Donor
Minimum Requirements (Qualifications, Experience and skills)

First degree in social sciences, post graduate diploma in Project management and a relevant Masters

Essential skills include the following: 
  • Project management, computer knowledge, monitoring and evaluation, communication and interpersonal relationships, ability to train and report writing. 
  • The incumbent should have experience of at least 6 years of training and project management
    of which 2 should be at a senior level.
An attractive and competitive remuneration package commensurate with one’s experience and qualifications will be offered to the successful candidates. 

Interested and qualified individuals should forward their applications quoting the position reference and enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, current salary, expected remuneration, copies of certificates and testimonials and three references with a day time telephone contact and send to the following email address: or P. O. BOX 48311-00100 NAIROBI to reach the office of Executive Director not later than Friday, November 6, 2012. Only successful candidates will be contacted:

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